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MyPlate Teaching Resources for Healthy Holiday Fun

Sneak in some light-hearted and fun nutrition education for kids during the holdiays with free MyPlate teaching resources on the web! At Healthy Kids Challenge, we know that kids learn best when healthy eating information is fun and hands-on. Use these resource links with kids during holiday free-time to keep the “healthy balance” message in the forefront of their minds.

USDA MyPlate
For Kids 6-11 (http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/index.html) – “Blast Off” Interactive online game and downloadable  posters, coloring pages and worksheets

Nourish Interactive
Classroom Food and Nutrition Tools and Games” – includes free printouts, parent and kid versions too

Nutrition Education Store.com
MyPlate Resources (http://www.nutritioneducationstore.com/catalog/MyPlate-127-1.html) –downloadable handout, poster and game idea